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From: Paul Turner <pjt@google.com>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>, Mike Galbraith <efault@gmx.de>
Subject: [patch 4/5] sched: use rq->clock_task instead of rq->clock for maintaining load averages
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 20:45:02 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20110122044852.007092349@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20110122044458.058531078@google.com>

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The delta in clock_task is a more fair attribution of how much time a tg has
been contributing load to the current cpu.

While not really important it also means we're more in sync (by magnitude)
with respect to periodic updates (since __update_curr deltas are clock_task
based).

Signed-off-by: Paul Turner <pjt@google.com>

---
 kernel/sched_fair.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

Index: tip3/kernel/sched_fair.c
===================================================================
--- tip3.orig/kernel/sched_fair.c
+++ tip3/kernel/sched_fair.c
@@ -724,7 +724,7 @@ static void update_cfs_load(struct cfs_r
 	if (cfs_rq->tg == root_task_group)
 		return;
 
-	now = rq_of(cfs_rq)->clock;
+	now = rq_of(cfs_rq)->clock_task;
 	delta = now - cfs_rq->load_stamp;
 
 	/* truncate load history at 4 idle periods */



  parent reply	other threads:[~2011-01-22  5:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-01-22  4:44 [patch 0/5] scheduler fixlets Paul Turner
2011-01-22  4:44 ` [patch 1/5] sched: fix sign under-flows in wake_affine Paul Turner
2011-01-26 12:09   ` [tip:sched/core] sched: Fix " tip-bot for Paul Turner
2011-01-22  4:45 ` [patch 2/5] sched: (cleanup) remove redundant cfs_rq checks Paul Turner
2011-01-26 12:10   ` [tip:sched/core] sched: Fix/remove " tip-bot for Paul Turner
2011-01-22  4:45 ` [patch 3/5] sched: simplify update_cfs_shares parameters Paul Turner
2011-01-26 12:11   ` [tip:sched/core] sched: Simplify " tip-bot for Paul Turner
2011-01-22  4:45 ` Paul Turner [this message]
2011-01-26 12:10   ` [tip:sched/core] sched: Use rq->clock_task instead of rq->clock for correctly maintaining load averages tip-bot for Paul Turner
2011-01-22  4:45 ` [patch 5/5] sched: avoid expensive initial update_cfs_load() Paul Turner
2011-01-26 12:11   ` [tip:sched/core] sched: Avoid " tip-bot for Paul Turner
2011-01-26 12:36     ` Peter Zijlstra
2011-01-26 12:45   ` [tip:sched/core] sched: Avoid expensive initial update_cfs_load(), on UP too tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2011-01-27 11:58   ` tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2011-01-24 10:17 ` [patch 0/5] scheduler fixlets Peter Zijlstra

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